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Evidence Maternal Antibodies can Trigger Autism - What starts with V and can Trigger Maternal Antibodies? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 11:11pm As reported in the following excerpt from a EurekaAlert news release, recent mice studies add to previous research indicating that maternal antibodies can trigger autism. Can anyone think of a word starting with the letter V that can trigger antibodies .... and therefore autism? New studies in pregnant mice using antibodies against fetal b ... Read on »
MMR Receives Biotech Patent in Australia For Anti-CD20 Monoclonal Antibody Assets by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 2:34am If you have been following the history on the MMR patents, then you know that most of their patents have been related to personal health records but the company also has biotech interests including  thousands of patient tumor samples, etc.  CD20 monoclonal antibodies are used in the treatment of B-cell Non-Hodgkin disease.  The original announc ... Read on »
Childhood Serum Anti-Fetal Brain Antibodies Do Not Predict Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:12pm One of the big new concepts in autism research in the last two years is the idea that maternal antibodies might be involved in developing autism. Two groups, one from Johns Hopkins, the other from California showed that in some mothers with autistic children, their blood sera had antibodies against fetal brain tissue. This raised the qu ... Read on »
All About Sperm Antibodies by Dr. Barry Jacobs by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 5:25am It is possible to develop antibodies to sperm.  Almost always, sperm antibodies are generated by the man producing the sperm.  Most commonly, sperm antibodies are generated after vasectomy.  The areas of the testicles where sperm are formed, and the entire tract that delivers the sperm as ejaculate is immunologically isolated from the rest ... Read on »
Antibodies to neuron-specific antigens in children with autism: by Leslie M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:19pm Antibodies to neuron-specific antigens in children with autism: Possible cross-reaction with encephalitogenic proteins from milk, Chlamydia pneumoniae and Streptococcus group A A. Vojdania*, A. Campbellb, E. Anyanwub, A. Kashaniana, K. Bockc, E. Vojdania aImmunosciences Lab., Inc., Section of Neuroimmunology, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, U ... Read on »
SSA and SSB antibodies by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:42pm I have a hard time trying to figure out what these little three letter words mean in the scope of bloodwork for Sjogrens patients. I have been doing a bit of research and my conclusion is this: Antibodies SSA and SSB complexes are found in the circulation of patients with Sjogrens's syndrome, mainly in those with the primary form of the syndr ... Read on »
MS Research News: demyelination and remyelination / Grey matter / Neutralizing antibodies in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Measuring demyelination and remyelination in acute multiple sclerosis lesion voxels It is known that the damage which occurs in the axons (specific parts of the neurons in charge of the conduction of electrical signal) is, at least partly, responsible for the development of disability in MS. It is also known that acute inflammation is ... Read on »
Treating Recurrent NHL with Monoclonal Antibodies by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm JOHN HAINSWORTH, MD: The median survival of patients with low-grade lymphomas is about eight years. So a lot of patients do well, but they're never free of the lymphoma. ANNOUNCER: Never being free of low-grade, or indolent, lymphoma means the disease is likely to recur, requiring additional rounds of treatment. JOHN LEONARD, MD: Standard o ... Read on »
Autism and Maternal Antibodies On The Johns Hopkins News-Letter by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:36pm In Maternal antibodies may cause autism , published in the March 6, 2008, issue of The John Hopkins Newsletter Sam Ohmer discusses the recent study led by Hopkins pediatric neurologist Harvey Singer suggesting a possible connection between maternal antibodies and autism. The study focused on the role of the immune system in causing ... Read on »
More On Autism and Maternal IgG Antibodies From the UC Davis MIND Institute by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:24pm The UC Davis Mind Institute has issued a press release elaborating on its new study on maternal IgG antibodies and autism which found that " antibodies in the blood of mothers of children with autism bind to fetal brain cells, potentially interrupting healthy brain development " and that "the reaction was most common in mothers of children wi ... Read on »